The effects of preretirement factors and retirement route on circumstances in retirement : findings from the Whitehall II study

@inproceedings{Hyde2004TheEO,
  title={The effects of preretirement factors and retirement route on circumstances in retirement : findings from the Whitehall II study},
  author={Martin Hyde and Jane E. Ferrie and Paul Higgs and Gill Mein and James Yzet Nazroo},
  year={2004}
}
Retirement has traditionally been seen as the beginning of old age. It has been depicted as mandatory expulsion from the workforce and seen to mark the transition to a period of ill health and poverty. Such ideas and associations are however being challenged in the developed world by socio-demographic changes in retirement and old age. People in the United Kingdom as elsewhere are living longer and healthier lives, and many older people have access to non-state incomes that afford them a… CONTINUE READING

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